Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Cupboard

Subject

Furniture

Description

Cupboard in two parts, with two glass doors, four drawers, and four wooden doors at the bottom, with ebony borders and applied decoration, on eight scrolled legs

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1850-1899

Relation

Detail, of leg
Detail, nmc1988_43_1_1

Identifier

nmc1988.43.1

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

2nd half 19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

236 x 150 x 63 cm. (92 9/10 x 59 1/10 x 24 4/5 in.)

Materials

Figured satinwood, and ebony

Techniques

Joined and inlaid

Features

Carved and scrolled feet

Local name

Almirah

Citation

"Cupboard," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #253, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/253 (accessed May 28, 2024).

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